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The Filling Station Pub & Grill, located in downtown St. Charles, has established itself as a prominent landmark for locals and visitors alike. With our 35-year history of excellence, we are known for our dual function as a family-friendly restaurant and a premier nightlife destination in the tri-cities. Come experience our Historic building that dates back to 1920 and has been serving as a place to “Fill Up” ever since in the Fox Valley.

Our extensive menu is crafted using only the freshest, highest quality ingredients available, and includes a diverse range of dishes made from scratch. Our friendly and attentive servers are dedicated to providing exceptional service, adding to the welcoming ambiance that our antique décor and shaded patio provide. Whether you’re looking for a night out with family or friends, we guarantee that The Filling Station is the perfect choice.

What sets us apart is our exceptional patio, which is considered one of the best in St. Charles and is also dog-friendly. Additionally, we proudly offer HD screens for viewing all the latest sports games and free WiFi for our guests to enjoy. We invite you to join us at The Filling Station to experience everything we have to offer, including the opportunity to catch all the Chicago sports games in a comfortable and exciting environment.

Join us at The Filling Station to experience the vibrant community events and festivals that take place throughout the year in Saint Charles. In October, don’t miss the St. Charles Business Alliance’s Annual Scarecrow Festival, one of the most highly anticipated events of the season. During Jazz Weekend, in September Grammy Award Winner Frank Catalano kicks off the festivities at our very own Filling Station, while our perfectly located patio, provide the perfect location to enjoy the local parades held twice a year. The first parade takes place on the Saturday following Thanksgiving in November, and marks the start of the holiday season during the Holiday Homecoming weekend, with the, the enchanting Electric Christmas Parade. The second parade, the fun and festive the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in March.

Did you know that our location is steeped in history? St. Charles, once known as Charleston, due to its bustling bar scene located on Third Street and Main Street, was nicknamed Whiskey Bend. Our historic roots have earned us a stop on the St. Charles History Museums Walking Tour, thanks to our historic building that date back to 1904, when our building was home to McCormack Oil.

If you’re planning to attend one of the St. Charles Park District’s Concerts in the Park in Lincoln Park, be sure to visit us before or after the live music show. We’re surrounded by an array of unique local businesses, including Ghoulish Mortals, Rocket Fizz Candy, and Antique Markets. Whether you’re visiting us with family or friends, we can’t wait to welcome you to The Filling Station for an unforgettable dining and entertainment experience in Saint Charles.

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